Carolina Panthers wide reciver Stephen Hill’s size and speed have always enticed both fans and coaches. His performance during Thursday’s OTA session, when he pulled in three deep passes, was enticing as well.
Charlotte native Akshra Paimagam tied for 39th place at the Scripps National Spelling Bee semifinals Thursday, a bittersweet but ultimately satisfying end to a spectacular run by the Randolph Middle School sixth-grader.
The county budget that County Manager Dena Diorio recommended Thursday won’t raise property taxes, but also doesn’t fund a 2 percent county raise for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools employees or a summer literacy initiative championed by Superintendent Ann Clark.
Maybe it’s just because it’s teacher recruitment season, but hardly a day goes by where I don’t hear a Charlotte education leader discuss the pressing concern of whether there will be enough teachers to fill up the region’s classrooms.
Our garbage and recycling bins are located in a hard-to-reach area one level below our deck, so my husband Jerry came up with a great solution. He put a little hole in the lid of each bin and threaded a metal hook through the hole.